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Friday, March 1, 2013

Paperweight artwork

Welcome to the Amazing Mold Putty Blog Hop.  We are so glad you came.  Be sure to hop by and see all the wonderful art work.
I decided to use casting resin for these projects.  Use package directions in measuring amounts and projects will turn out nicely.
 
This is the first mold I made to form the half-circle paperweight.  As usual use equal parts A & B of molding medium and knead until mix is a uniform color.
 
 
Here is a picture of the mold and finished paperweight.  The photo doesn't do the sparkly surface of the globe justice. The casting medium accepted beautifully the colors added making lovely jewel tones on the paperweight.
 
 
Maybe a better picture of the globe.  You can see the purples, pinks and greens.
 
 
I did not show a mold this time of this antique hand but the process is the same, I used a moss green patina and antique gold to accent the piece.  Thanks for stopping by, enjoy the other artists.
Joyce
 
 

15 comments:

  1. Nice! Love the colors in the paperweight!

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  2. very cool, yes the colors are so shimmery

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  3. Gorgeous paperweight! I love the shimmer!

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  4. This is awesome beautiful paperwieght.
    I would love to win this amazing mold putty
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  5. Wow, both pieces are so awesome! I love the shimmer and the gold highlights! Very beautiful!

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  6. Nice job Joyce! great detail on the hand!

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  7. Wow, what a beautiful paperweight! I love it, so sparkly!!

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  8. Wow, Joyce. Your paperweight is absolutely beautiful. I love how the shimmer colors seem to rise to the surface. And I love the color you used for the antique hand. Amazing work, as always.

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  9. Great colors... love the hand! That would be a great mold to have!!!

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  10. Beautiful! Love the paperweight!

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